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published an article, "Perceptions of HIV/AIDS by deaf gay men," in its July-August 2004 issue.
According to the abstract, a pilot study was done with five people (with and without HIV) who told of their negative perceptions of health care providers towards deaf gay men.
While not necessarily about gay and lesbian deaf people per se, the Described and Captioned Media Program offers some streamed captioned video on the website for deaf and hard of hearing who want to understand more about homosexuality: New York Deaf Theatre has produced plays featuring gay deaf themes and has even had a deaf gay executive director.
One past production, from the mid-1990s, was "Language of One," a play about a gay, Jewish, and deaf architect. Org, the website of the Deaf Queer Resource Center (DQRC), is still active, but the DQRC has moved into the social networking arena, with the Facebook page Deaf Queers and Allies, and the Twitter handle deafqueer.
The Deaf Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency, DCARA, provides counseling services for gay and lesbian issues to people in the greater San Francisco, California area.
Outside of the United States, there are deaf gay and lesbian organizations.
The authors concluded that more needed to be done for this community to reduce the risks of HIV.
In addition, the DQRC is also host to a site devoted to deaf people who have passed from AIDS (gay and nongay).
Still another Facebook group is "Deaf Gay World."Exposure of deaf gays to AIDS/HIV continues to be a concern of the healthcare community.
In addition, a search of the Gallaudet University Library Guide to Deaf Biographies for "gay" or "lesbian" turned up five records that matched: Another deaf gay victim of murder was Eric F.
Plunkett, a student at Gallaudet University who was murdered by another student at Gallaudet in September 2000.
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This means that when you contact a loveisrespect advocate, they will listen to your situation, assess how you’re feeling in the moment, and help you figure out the next best steps for you.
published the paper "' I Am Bodied.' ' I Am Sexual.' ' I Am Human.' Experiencing Deafness and Gayness: A Story of a Young Man" in its August 2008 issue.